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Posted on: May 24, 2023

Celebrate Summer at Your Library!

Washington County Library logo with Babe the Blue Ox and yellow alien in front of a starry backgroun

Our summer programs for kids, teens, and adults begin Wednesday, June 1 and continue through Saturday, August 19!  

circle with text Summer Adventure At Your LibraryThrough the Summer Adventure program, kids ages 0-11 can read, learn, listen, and explore with an alien friend, Zorb. This flexible program can be tailored to each children’s interests and learning needs.  

circle with text Teens Level Up Summer at Your LibraryTeens ages 12-18 can Level Up! their summer with a video game-themed program that promotes literacy of all kinds, including reading, crafting, cooking, and gaming.    

circle with text 10,000 Experiences at Your LibraryAdults can get in on the fun too. With the 10,000 Experiences at Your Library program, participants can explore the community and take home a snazzy prize.


For each program, participants complete activities on a game card, then return their game card to the library to collect a reward. Each person who completes a game card will also be entered in a drawing for the chance to win grand prizes like activity kits, Washington County Parks passes, puzzles, and more.  

Library staff are also planning exciting programs for all ages, all summer long! Popular performers visiting Washington County Library this summer include TaikoArts Midwest, the Brodini Comedy Magic Show, the Jolly Pops, the Roe Family Singers, and more. All programs are free and open to the public, although some require registration.  

Summer at Your Library is brought to you by Washington County Library, Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), and the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Additional sponsors include KARE 11, the Star Tribune, the Minnesota State Fair, the Minnesota Twins, and SeaLife. 

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